Faculty Research Blog
By Jeff Thaler, Visiting Professor
I won’t discuss rock bands and campaign songs (Stephen Colbert and Jack Black have done so already); rather, there has been surprisingly little law or litigation developed since the 18th century concerning the scope and limits of Executive Orders, and that is why this post may be of assistance to practitioners facing a coming deluge of POTUS Executive Orders, Proclamations, or “Guidances.”
By Peter Pitegoff, Professor & Former Dean
It was a reunion, of sorts, but also a cross-generational introduction. In January 2017, law professors and practitioners assembled in San Francisco to explore community development law and economic justice, reflecting on the past several decades in the legal academy and in practice. The occasion was a formal “Discussion Group” program at the annual meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.
2017 Commencement Ceremony
May 20, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Maine Law in the News
Reggie Parson, a first year student at the University of Maine School of Law, was recently appointed to the City of Portland’s Police Citizens Review Subcommittee. This committee reviews the process of police investigations of citizen complaints to ensure it is thorough, objective, fair, and timely.
Maine Law students Matt Altieri ’17 and Morghan Beaudoin ’17 recently competed in the regionals of the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition. At the competition, they tied for first place in the Best Brief category and were awarded second place overall.
Quotes in the Media
- Law school dean urges MLK Day breakfast crowd to stand on side of justice
Bangor Daily News
- Declining bankruptcy filings in Maine reveal mixed messages
- Long Creek juvenile center’s mental health protocols questioned after suicide
- UMaine System’s $150M graduate center plan addresses need for high-skill workers
- Maine’s University #267
Love Maine Radio
- In one corner of the law, minorities and women are often valued less
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